Seat in coach safaris are the answer for all the independent travellers seeking to explore Africa with the security of having pre-booked accommodation, pre-planned excursions and all logistics organized by the experts.
Seat in coach safaris are available in the standard options that are suitable for those seeking a no-frills holiday, featuring the standard tourist properties and the 4×4 minivan or the more tailored option that offers the independent traveller a few more luxuries including extended Land-Cruises/Rovers and smaller, intimate camps.
The Samburu experience offers an exciting and absolutely majestic weekend getaway, leads you into the heart of the harsh, rugged semi-arid regions of Northern Kenya, where breath-taking scenes and rare game make this a fabulous weekend getaway. The waters of the great Ewaso Nyiro river dotted with doum palms meanders through the reserve giving it an oasis setting and draws wildlife in great numbers to its banks. The verdant riverine forest is a stark contrast to the arid thorn studded plains. Samburu is visited by large herds of Elephants, drawn by the promise of water. In the dry season, the elephants use their tusks to dig deep into the dry river beds, unearthing precious water. These waterholes then become a focal point for other game. The Samburu region is the best place to find several endemic Northern species; including the Gerenuk (twiga gazelle) due to her long neck, the beisa Oryx, the Reticulated Giraffe, the Somali ostrich and Grevy’s Zebra. Samburu is also an ornithological paradise, home to many birds including local species such as the Palm Nut Vulture and the Vinaceous Dove. Leopards are often seen at dusk. The Samburu culture is a truly fascinating one, sharing a great deal of ancestral and linguistic ties to the Maasai. The entire Samburu region is a place of breathtaking and magical beauty, a place where the vision of a deep red sunset silhouetting the doum palms along the river as a leopard emerges to hunt brings is perfection redefined.
You can also enjoy a full day of game viewing drives in both Samburu and the nearby Buffalo Springs Game Reserves. The verdant riverine forest along the Ewaso Nyiro River is a stark contrast to the arid thorn studded plains. Packs of African Hunting Dogs are some of the animals you may see during your game viewing. Driver guides will carefully select an amazing picnic site with a great scenic view where you will take your picnic lunches before venturing into the bush once again! Be on the look-out for the ‘special five of Samburu’, other wildlife and a large number of bird species or you can get right into it by visiting a Samburu Manyatta to see how the tribe lives in this harsh surrounding. Finally, end the day on safari in the perfect style. .. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.
When Twiga Tours talks about once in a lifetime experiences, Samburu is one of the destinations we have in mind. Drop us a line to email@example.com and we will be in touch.